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53848 / Research Tech/Life Sciences
University Of New Mexico (UNM)

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$ 11.59 - $ 15.92 hourly
The successful candidate works independently to oversee the operation and maintenance of the general science teaching laboratories; implements and enforces lab safety practices and regulations; works with a diverse population of administrators, faculty, staff and students. This person performs a variety of duties to insure safe and dynamic function of a multidisciplinary teaching laboratory (chemistry, biology, physics, geology, and other labs) including but not limited to: preparing reagents, solutions, supplies and equipment, assisting in or cleaning lab glassware and equipment, coordinating use of lab supplies and equipment, organizing and maintaining records, ordering and maintaining supplies, receiving supplies, verifying contents, insuring proper storage, meeting safety procedures, maintaining inventory and arranging maintenance of equipment.
This person will:
1. Maintain chemical inventory using the UNM inventory system and integrate the appropriate labeling for chemicals based on the Globally Harmonized System
2. Assist laboratory instructors in set up for science labs and clean up afterwards (including disposal of chemical and biological waste)
3. Order equipment, supplies, chemicals and biological samples for laboratory courses.
The University of New Mexico Los Alamos is a two-year branch campus of the University of New Mexico located approximately 90 miles northwest of Albuquerque. UNM-Los Alamos focuses upon teaching excellence, the Los Alamos Campus offers academic transfer courses, as well as vocational and technical courses to the citizens of Los Alamos County, Sandoval County, and northern New Mexico.
Minimum Qualifications:

Successful completion of at least 60 college-level credit hours; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

1- Maintaining records.
2- In an educational general science laboratory including principles of hazardous waste disposal.
3-Relevant work experience (at least 1 year) including experience with basic lab safety procedures, equipment, techniques and operations.

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Los Alamos
Part Time

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